What does “TC” mean?

Posted on July 16, 2008. Filed under: Definitions | Tags: |

A telecine machine copies the film digitally from the reels. Sound and picture should be very good, but due to the equipment involved, and cost, telecines are fairly uncommon. Generally the film will be in correct aspect ratio, although 4:3 telecines have existed. A great example is the JURASSIC PARK 3 TC. TC should not be confused with TimeCode , which is a visible counter on screen throughout the film.

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